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Current Affairs Questions in English for HTET & KVS Exam: 24th November 2018 (Solutions)

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Q1. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is on a 2-day visit to Laos recently. What is the capital of Laos?
(a) Dili
(b) Vientiane
(c) Phnom Penh
(d) Hanoi
Q2. President of India Ram Nath Kovind was in Australia on his second leg of 2-Nation visit. He became the ____________ Indian President to visit Australia.
(a) fifth
(b) fourth
(c) third
(d) first
Q3. Who has launched the Institution’s Innovation Council through video conferencing in New Delhi recently?
(a) Prakash Javadekar
(b) Sushma Swaraj
(c) Rajnath Singh
(d) Narendra Modi
Q4. The 12th World Congress on Mountain Medicine started in which city?
(a) Tokyo
(b) Beijing
(c) New Delhi
(d) Kathmandu
Q5. Laos is a Southeast ____________ country.
(a) European
(b) American
(c) Asian
(d) African
Q6. The _____________ ‘UK India Business Council Ease of Doing Business Report’ has been released.
(a) fifth
(b) fourth
(c) third
(d) second
Q7. The Embassy of India in Nepal and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized an exhibition of construction equipment and technology-ConMac 2018 in-
(a) Gorakhpur
(b) Pokhara
(c) New Delhi
(d) Kathmandu
Q8. The World Health Organisation (WHO) in a report stated that ______________ is the only country to have recorded a substantial decline in malaria cases in 2017 out of the 11 highest burden countries worldwide.
(a) India
(b) China
(c) France
(d) USA
Q9. Which organisation has won this year’s Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development, an award conferred by Indira Gandhi Trust each year on the late Prime Minister’s birth anniversary?
(a) Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
(b) University Grants Commission
(c) Centre for Science and Environment
(d) Indian Oil Corporation
Q10. Who has became the first Indian batsman to touch the 11,000-run figure in the Ranji Trophy?
(a) Anmolpreet Singh
(b) Hanuma Vihari
(c) Ajay Sharma
(d) Wasim Jaffer
Q11. India and Russia sealed a USD _______________ million deal for construction of two missile frigates in Goa for the Indian Navy, sending a clear signal of continuing with high-level defence collaborations notwithstanding the US warnings of sanctions.
(a) USD 1500 million
(b) USD 1000 million
(c) USD 400 million
(d) USD 500 million
Q12. _______________________ has inked an agreement with the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to develop a roadmap for modernization of its air traffic services.
(a) Air India
(b) Research and Analysis Wing
(c) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
(d) Airports Authority of India
Q13. Who has Sworn in as Fiji’s Prime Minister for four more years after winning an election with a reduced majority?
(a) Thomas Kurian
(b) Michael D Higgins
(c) Voreqe Bainimarama
(d) Jair Bolsonaro
Q14. Centre for Science and Environment is a not-for-profit public interest research and advocacy organisation based in-
(a) Chennai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Mumbai
Q15. The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF appointed _______________________ as its youngest ever goodwill ambassador recently.
(a) Millie Bobby Brown
(b) Benjamin Bratt
(c) Ryan Destiny
(d) Naomi Campbell
Q16. __________________ has won silver in the International Green Apple Award for Environmental best practice 2018.
(a) Indian Oil Corporation
(b) University Grants Commission
(c) Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
(d) Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Q17. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced its partnership with _________________ to offer the fans a great viewing experience of the upcoming semi-finals and final of the ICC Women’s World T20 to be held in West Indies.
(a) Google
(b) Microsoft
(c) Facebook
(d) Yahoo
Q18. Who has been elected as Interpol’s next president?
(a) Grace Meng
(b) Alexander Prokopchuk
(c) Meng Hongwei
(d) Kim Jong-yang
Q19. The President of India Ram Nath Kovind was on 2 nation Visit to Vietnam and Australia. On first leg he visited Vietnam. President has signed has many MoUs with Vietnam?
(a) six
(b) two
(c) four
(d) three
Q20. The International Criminal Police Organization, more commonly known as Interpol, is the international organization that facilitates international police cooperation. Where is the headquarters of Interpol?
(a) Canada
(b) France
(c) Russia
(d) USA
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